Here is a body sherd showing the lower zone of decoration. It is divided into panels by two vertical wavy/beaded lines ending in basal blobs. The right panel contains the arm of a man, possibly seated, with the rivet hole on the edge.
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Samian Ware (Rivet)Castlecary Roman Fort140-165 AD2010-006-336Falkirk MuseumClayL 4.5cm
TileCastlecary Roman Fort140-165 AD2010-006-329Falkirk MuseumClay200g
Here are five pieces of curved tile which were either used for imbrex tiling or for field draining.
Glass WareCastlecary Roman Fort140-165 AD2010-006-305Falkirk MuseumGlassL 2.5cm
Here is a sherd from the base of an aquamarine square glass jar with a circular ridge.
MortariumCastlecary Roman Fort140-165 AD2010-006-295Falkirk MuseumClayL 12cm
Here is a large base in a soft buff-brown fabric with large white, grey and red-brown angular trituration grit. These stand proud of the matric and it is evident that this vessel was never used. There is an abundance of small rounded quartz granules on the outer face.
BeakerCastlecary Roman Fort140-165 AD2010-006-292Falkirk MuseumClayL 3.4cm
Here is a body sherd in micaceous buff fabric with a dark brown-grey slip. Two rows of rouletted decoration consiting of diagonal slashes can be seen between two sets of two grooves.
BeakerCastlecary Roman Fort140-165 AD2010-006-292Falkirk MuseumClayL 2.5cm
This is a thin body sherd with a soapy black, highly burnished external face suggesting it could belong to a poppyhead beaker.
Samian WareCastlecary Roman Fort140-165 AD2010-006-238Falkirk MuseumClayL 5.4cm
Here is a decorated body sherd. The ovolo is above a beaded line. A vertical wavy line meets this at a rosette with a chevron stack to the left.
Black-burnished WareCastlecary Roman Fort140-165 AD2010-006-208Falkirk MuseumClay
Here is a large rim with two joining base sherds representing almost quarter of a dish with grooved rim and carinated base with external sooting. There is diagonal line decoration on a very glossy face with scribing on the base.
BoneCastlecary Roman Fort140-165 AD2010-006-204Falkirk MuseumBone
Here are four calcined fragments of bone.
Samian WareCastlecary Roman Fort140-165 AD2010-006-189Falkirk MuseumClayL 3.2cm
This is a worn body sherd with freestyle decoration below the remnant of the ovolo. The decoration includes the fore part of an animal, probably a lion.